- Serotonin is a key neurotransmitter in the brain-gut axis.
- The gut microbiome is also critical to the normal functioning of the brain-gut axis.
- Behaviour linked to serotonergic neurotransmission is influenced by gut microbiota.
- Development of the gut microbiome overlaps the ontogeny of the serotonergic system.
- The gut microbiota is an appealing therapeutic target for brain-gut axis disorders.
POSTED BY Joan-Marie Lartin ON APRIL 1, 2015